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The Detroit Housing Commission is an Equal Opportunity Employer. No personnel decisions concerning any term or condition of employment shall be unlawfully based upon an individual’s race, color, religion, sex (including sexual orientation and gender identity or expression), pregnancy (including childbirth or a medical condition related to pregnancy or childbirth), national origin, age, marital status, weight, height, disability, genetic information including family medical history, military service, or misdemeanor arrest record. Additionally, DHC shall not engage in discriminatory compensation decisions or practices.


How to Apply for a Position at DHC

To be considered for employment with DHC, please use one of the methods below:

Select the posted position you are interested in, click the “Apply” button and submit your Cover Letter, Resume and Voluntary Self- Identification Forms

Mail your Cover Letter, Resume and Voluntary Self- Identification Forms to:

The Detroit Housing Commission
Human Resources Department
1301 East Jefferson
Detroit, MI 48207


PDF of Self ID Form            PDF of Veterans Self ID Form


Apply in person at The Detroit Housing Commission, Monday – Friday 10 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

DHC will only accept employment applications or resumes for advertised and/or posted open positions, in accordance with the identified time frame. If there is no close date, credentials will be accepted until the position is filled. DHC does not accept unsolicited applications which do not meet all of the minimum qualifications of an advertised and/or posted open position.

Policies of non-discrimination govern all aspects of the employment relationship including, but not limited to: Recruiting, Hiring, Compensation, Training, Benefit Administration, Promotion, Transfer, Lay Off, Recall, Termination and Working Conditions.

Offers of employment that are extended to qualified applicants are made contingent upon the successful completion and passing of a background investigation, medical exam and drug screen. DHC is a drug free workplace.


Although marijuana has been legalized under Michigan law, it is a Schedule I controlled substance and is illegal under federal law. As a federally funded agency DHC’s employees are NOT permitted to use or possess any form of marijuana for medical or recreational purposes. Any applicant for employment who tests positive for marijuana during a pre-employment drug screening shall be ineligible for employment with DHC. Any applicant for employment who advises DHC that s/he uses any form of marijuana will be ineligible for employment with DHC. DHC is unable to grant a request for a reasonable accommodation to use marijuana under any circumstance.